Avaghataka, Avaghāṭaka: 2 definitions
Avaghataka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Avaghāṭaka (अवघाटक).—A kind of necklace gradually decreasing in size. Kau. A.2.11.
Derivable forms: avaghāṭakam (अवघाटकम्).
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Avaghāṭaka (ಅವಘಾಟಕ):—[noun] a chainlike ornament with pearls strung on.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Charaka Samhita (English translation) (by Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society)
Chapter 8 - The Pharmaceutics of the Purging Cassia (caturangula-kalpa) < [Kalpasthana (Kalpa Sthana) — Section on Pharmaceutics]
Kautilya Arthashastra (by R. Shamasastry)
Chapter 11 - Examination of Gems that are to be entered into the Treasury < [Book 2 - The duties of Government Superintendents]